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Sugarman Sues Again

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The hedge fund manager who just lost a lawsuit against a fellow gymgoer over an episode of spin rage is now taking Equinox to court. "Stuart Sugarman's lawsuit contends he was a victim of Christopher Carter's 'spin rage' when he was tossed into a wall following an August 2007 confrontation at an upper East Side Equinox. A Manhattan jury last week acquitted Carter of assaulting Sugarman, who set off the stockbroker by grunting loudly and hollering 'You go, girl!' to psyche himself up for the spin class. The suit, filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, says Sugarman suffered permanent injuries, humiliation, damage to his reputation and mental and physical anguish as a result of the spin class showdown." [NY Daily News]